The Vijapur police in Mehsana district arrested 37 people for rioting during demolition drive on Tuesday afternoon.
A team of municipality officials in the presence of over 100 police officials had started the drive in the town. According to police inspector M M Parmar,the residents while protesting the move started pelting stones at the officials to stop the drive. He said two police inspector sustained injuries,however,the demolition drive was completed. There were 40 shops illegally constructed on government land which were demolished.